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Richard J. Byrne

Obituary for Richard J. Byrne

July 8, 1940 - May 14, 2021
Glen Mills, Pennsylvania | Age 80

Loving Father, and Grandfather



Richard J., age 80 of Glen Mills, PA, former longtime resident of Colwyn, passed away on May 14, 2021.

Richard was the President of the Boys Club of Colwyn for many years. He was awarded with the "Man of the year" award during his tenure; and was a life member of the Darby Fire Company #2. He enjoyed watching all Philadelphia Sports Teams and was an avid Philadelphia Eagles Fan. He enjoyed spending time with his children, and grandchildren, which meant the world to him. He was most proud of his children and their achievements.

Predeceased by his loving parents Rose (nee Carr) and William T. Byrne; his dear brother William Byrne and sister Liz Deaver

Survived by his cherished children Richard J. Jr., (Kirsten), Timothy P. (Lois),and Deanna Wood (David); his 9 adoring grandchildren Ryan, Lauren, Shannon, Julie, Brett, David, Matt, C.J. and Sammy; his dear former wife Margaret "Peg" Leonard.

Relatives and friends are invited to his Viewing on Thursday, May 20, 2021 9:00AM-10:45AM with Funeral service to follow 11:00 AM at the Danjolell-Barone Memorial Home of Wallingford 908 So. Providence Road, Wallingford, PA 19086 Interment Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery.

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